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Easy Steps To Financing A Semi Truck With Bad Credit

A semi truck is a worthwhile investment that has the potential to bring in lots of income. But how can one even think of purchasing a semi truck when they have bad credit? One thing we must first acknowledge is that the credit climate in the semi truck financing world...

Owner Operator Financing Options When You Have Bad Credit

Bad credit – it's the iron bars on your gateway for freedom. Bad credit prevents you from opening credit cards, getting a good deal on your mortgage, and more importantly – bad credit prevents you from securing the loans necessary to fund your business. Whether you're...

Lease Purchase Vs Owner Operator

Many of us either have our names on a lease or on a mortgage and which one we choose will depend on a number of circumstances and considerations. Owner operator commercial truck drivers have similar factors to consider when deciding whether to purchase or lease their...

September 2015 Newsletter

XPO to Buy Con-way for $3 Billion XPO Logistics said it has agreed to acquire Con-way Inc. for $3 billion to broaden its supply chain offerings into less-than-truckload and U.S. truckload freight and create a company with annual revenue of $15 billion. Spot Van,...

How Much Money Can I Make As An Owner Operator

  Average Per Mile For Independent Truck Drivers Finally being able to buy your own truck and become an owner-operator rather than working for someone else is a dream come true for most people in the transportation industry. However, with being your own boss,...

August 2015 Newsletter

Truck Tonnage Jumps 3.7% in July, Hits Second Best-Level Ever Truck tonnage rose 3.7% last month, rebounding to the second-highest level ever with help from improved retail sales, housing starts and factory output, American Trucking Associations reported. National...

July 2015 Newsletter

Truck Orders Down Slightly in June North American Class 8 truck orders fell for the fourth straight month in June, to 19,624 units, according to preliminary data from FTR, keeping with seasonal trends. More Bulldog Hiway Express Brought Into Daseke Family of Carriers...

June 2015 Newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE: Rep. Peter DeFazio Introduces Grow America Act, House Passes Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Patch; Senate’s Turn to Act, Rural America Needs Road, Bridge Overhaul, Report Says.